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. >>> that does it for us this morning. stay tuned for fox news sunday and join us back here tonight at 6:00 for the latest news and weather. >> i'm chris wallace and this is >> i'm chris wallace and this is "fox news sunday." captioning made possible by fox news >> amid outcries over death panels, new information about what critics call the death book. is the department of veterans affairs already counseling former soldiers on when to pull the plug? we'll talk with jim towey, who blocked the plan during the bush years but said it started again under president obama. and v.a. assistant secretary tammy duckworth, a veteran of the war in iraq. then health care reform in trouble. will democrats drop the public option? will they stop dealing with the gop and try to go it alone? we'll ask pennsylvania democrat senator arlen specter and paul ryan, the top republican on the house budget committee. also, former bush homeland security chief tom ridge says he was pressured by other top officials to play politics at the terror threat level. we'll ask our sunday panel on weigh in. our power player of
the death book. a 52-page pamphlet the department of veterans affairs is using right now in end of life counseling for the nation's 24 million veterans. we will talk with jim touhy, former director of faith based initiatives in the bush administration who broke the story. then we turn to tammy duckworth. miss duckworth insisted on being interviewed separately. welcome to "fox news sunday." >> great to be here. >> chris: what is wrong with this material, your life, your choices that the va is using for end of life counseling right now? and the article that you wrote in the "wall street journal" in which you disclosed this, you say that the message is clear, hurry up and die. >> well, the message that they want to communicate i think is that if you have a stroke or if you have a coma situation that somehow your life has lost a little value and may not be worth living any more. my problem with the document, chris is, that the author of it is a proponent of assisted suicide. he is way out there on that issue and the va has been using this. a new directive came out in july urging providers t
of foreign affairs is using right now in end-of-life counseling for the nation's 24 million veterans. we'll talk with jim towey, who broke the story. and then we'll turn to tammy duckworth, assistant secretary of veterans affairs. miss duckworth insisted on being interviewed separately. mr. towey, welcome to "fox news sunday." what's your difficulty with the end-of-life counseling? in your article, you say the message is clear. hurry up and die. >> well, the message that they want to communicate i think is if you have a stroke or if you have a situation that somehow your life has lost a little value and it may not be worth living anymore. my problem with the document, chris, is that the author is a proponent of assisted suicide. he's way out there on that issue, and the v.a. has been using this, a new directive came out in july urging providers to refer patients to it. so in my view, there should be a balanced treatment. this is a slippery slope that makes people, when you look at the document, it makes people feel like they're a burden and they should do the decent thing and die. >> we'
to cheney's vacation home just outside jackson hole, wyoming. he told us he feels liberated now that he's left office. and as you'll see, cheney was surprisingly candid, not only about this president, but also about areas where he disagreed with president bush. mr. vice president, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> it's good to be back, chris. >> this is your first interview since attorney general holder named a prosecutor to investigate possible cia abuses of terror detainees. what do you think of that decision? >> i think it's a terrible decision. president obama made the announcement some weeks ago that this would not happen. his administration would not go back and look at or try to prosecute cia personnel. and the effort now is based upon the inspector general's report that was sent to the justice department five years ago, was completely reviewed by the justice department in years past. they made decisions about whether or not there was any prosecutable offense there. they found one. it did not involve cia personnel. it involved contract personnel. that individual was sentenced
to the war on terror, and friday we visited his vacation home outside jackson hole, wyoming and he told us he feels liberated now that he has left office and as you'll see, he was surprisingly candid, not only about this president, but, also, about areas where he disagreed with president bush. >> chris: mr. vice president, welcome back to "fox news sunday." this is your first interview since eric holder decided to investigated the cia intelligence officials. >> i think it is terrible. president obama made the announcement some weeks ago -- the announcement some weeks ago that this would not happen and his administration would not go back and look at or try and prosecute cia personnel, and the effort now is based upon the inspector general's report, that was sent to the justice department five years ago. it was completely reviewed by the justice department in years past and they made decisions about whether or not there was any prosecutable offense there and found one and it did not involve cia personnel, it involved contract personnel, and that individual was sentenced, and is doing time and
hydrated. >> that does it for us this morning. stay tuned for fox news sunday and joins balk here tonight at 6:00 and 10 for the latest news and weather. >>> i'm chris wallace and this is fox news sunday. a busy week on theorld stage. a rescue in north korea. did we make a deal? in pakistan, the taliban's top leader is killed. will it make a difference in that country and afghanistan? we'll find out when we sitd down with a rare interview with general jim jones the president's national security adviser. then, republicans take on the president. what's their strategy on health care and the economy? we'll ask the gop's top man in washington senate leader mitch mcconnell. also, -- we'll ask our sunday panel if this is an organized mob or just exercising their freedom of speech. and our power player of the week. 100 years of helping our nation's warriors. all right now on fox news sunday. and hello again from fox news in washington. with a number of global hot spots to discuss, let's get right to it with our first guest guest, president obama's national security adviser, general jim jones. and
dissension of the ranks. that's not a bad thing for us. and goes to show that i think the strategy that we're engaged with with pakistan is actually having some effect. and that's good. >> i was gonna ask you. assuming that massoud is dead, what does it say about the ptd's war on terror? >> well, i think in terms of pakistan, it means that the pakistani government and the army and our relationships with the army are having good effect and i think that we're moving in the right direction. massoud was very bad individual. a real thug, responsible for a lot of violence, a lot of innocent people losing their lives. and i think if there's dissension in the ranks and if, in fact, he is as we think, dead dead, this is a positive indication that in pakistan, things are turning for the better. >> let me ask you about that. regardless of who's in charge, there's still up to 20,000 taliban fighters inside pakistan. is this a chemoment for the pakistanies to go after them and are we pressing the pakistani government and military to do just that? >> well, for the last several months, chris, we've had a
. but this morning, one of those two people allegedly dead reportedly called reuters use service to say he's alive and well and there was no fight. what do you know about that. >> we have third stories about that. we can't -- i can't confirm it, but, certainly, it appears to be that there is dissension in the ranks and that is not a bad thing for us and it goes to show that i think the strategy that we are engaged with, with pakistan, is actually having some effect and that is good. >> chris: i was going ask you, assuming that mehsud is dead, what does it say about the president's war on terror. >> i think in terms of pakistan, it means that the pakistani government and the army is -- and our relationships with the army are having good effect. and i think that we're moving in the right direction. mehsud was a very bad individual. a real thug. responsible for a lot of violence, a lot of innocent people losing their lives, and i think that if there is dissension in the ranks, and if in fact he is as we think, dead, this is a positive indication that the im -- in pakistan things are turning for the b
of six trying to negotiate a come premice. shelby comes to us from boston. jay james rohack and john rother, executive vice president of the aarp which has not endorse fid plan. gentlemen, let's start with the central question and here is how president obama framed it this week. >> if you like your healthcare plan you can keep your healthcare plan. this is not some government takeover. if you like your doctor, you can keep seeing your doctor. this is important. >> chris: and that is the first fact check. will the democrat's plan lead to a government takeover of healthcare? katherine sebelius today says the public option is not "essential" and that they might be willing to consider a public nonprofit coon. would that persuade you that this is not a government takeover. >> it would be government involvement but it would be a step in the right direction away from the government takeover of our healthcare in this country. i think that the democratic administration, president obama and his cabinet have read the tea leaves of america right now and see that the american people are basically
, chairman of the tax writing ways and means committee and with us here senator jim demint, a fierce critic of the democratic plan. gentlemen, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> thanks, chris. great to be with you. >> senator demint, you said if you could delay health care reform, congress would go back home to voters. we're at the beginning of a five-week recess. what do you think that will do to health care reform? >> people are starting to figure out that the president is on record, congressman rangel is on record as running a single pair health care system. so the debate is between the democrats and the people right now. what we wanted to do mostly was put the bill on the internet and the airwaves so the american people know what's in it. they know it's going to cut medicare. they know it's going to raise taxes on small businesses that create jobs. >> what do you think will end up happening as a result? >> you're going to see americans take to the street in august and go to their congressmen's office and go to town halls and i think they're going to let congressmen and senators know
and with us, here, senator jim demint, a fierce critic of the democratic plan and gentlemen, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> great to be with you. >> chris: senator diment you said a few weeks ago, if you could delay health care reform until the august recess, voters would go back to their home districts, hear from outraged voters, and it would be the president's waterloo and now, we are at the beginning of a five-week recess and what do you think that will do to health care reform. >> well, people are starting to figure out the president is on record and congressman rangling is on record for wanting a single payor government health care system in america and the debate us between the democrats honey american people now. and what we wanted mostly is to be able to put the bill itself on the internet and on the airwaves so the american people know what is in it. they know it will cut medicare, they know it will raise taxes, on the small businesses and create jobs and they know it will eliminate jobs across the country. >> chris: what do you think will end up happening as a result. >>
. >> it will be. >>> that's it for us. join us tonight at 6:00 for the latest on your weather. da >> i'm chris wallace and this is >> i'm chris wallace and this is "fox news sunday." captioning made possible by fox news >> the charges and countercharges fly. today we provide a fact check in the debate over health care reform. we'll get straight answers on the critical questions that affect you from our blue ribbon panel, kent conrad, democratic chair of the senate budget committee, richard shelby, top republican on senate banking, james rohack, head of the american medical association, and john rother of aarp. then, did democrats make a big mistake when they demonized the town hall protestors? our sunday group analyzes how the political dynamic has changed. and our power player of the week lends her voice to some of the country's mostmportant moments. all right now on "fox news sunday." and hello again from fox news in washington. the debate over health care reform continues to dominate the national conversation. much of the argument is about philosophy. what should government's role be. but a
of the president's plan, comes to us from boston. j. james rohack, president of the american medical association, which supports the obama plan. and john rother, executive vice president of the aarp, which has not endorsed any plan. gentlemen, let's start with a central question in this debate, and here is how president obama framed it this week. >> if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan. this is not some government takeover. if you like your doctor, you can keep seeing your doctor. this is important. >> and that's our first fact check. will the democrats' plan lead to a government takeover of health care? senator shelby, health secretary sebelius says today that perhaps the public option is not, quote, essential and they might be willing to consider a public nonprofit co-op. if they went that route, co-ops instead of the public option, would that persuade you this is not a government takeover? >> that would be government involvement, but it would be a -- i believe a step in the right direction, away from a government takeover of our health care in this country. i
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